Ayusa Global Youth Exchange is a non-profit high school exchange organization dedicated to developing the next generation of global leaders and world citizens. By connecting extraordinary international students with host families in the U.S., we cultivate leadership skills, develop intercultural awareness and enhance global knowledge not only through education, but through experience.
For more than 30 years, Ayusa has been connecting families around the world through student exchange.
High School Exchange is a program of the US Department of State that allows high school students from other countries to come to the US and spend one year attending high school. The program is considered grass roots diplomacy, providing the opportunity for volunteer host families, schools, and communities to share their America with students from around the world, while learning about other cultures. High School Exchange brings the world to thousands of communities every year across the US, building bridges with relationships that can last a lifetime.
Expand your family, learn about new cultures, gain new perspectives, and so much more when you host an international exchange student.
Community Representatives help ensure the success of our program. “Change the world” isn’t officially in the job description, but it does come with the territory.
Your school can welcome international exchange students to study, play, and grow alongside American students.
Learn more about our students, where they come from, and the impact that they can have on their host communities.
Ayusa’s international exchange program invites high school students from across the globe to join American families, schools and communities. They become friends, peers, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, teammates, role models, family. Soon, where we are from fades into the background and who we are is what matters.